- a variety of twenty-one played with a 45-card pack, the object being to obtain cards having a total worth of 16.
- the dealer in this game.
Origin of farmer
Definition for farmer (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for farmer
“They are innocent of the charges leveled against them,” a statement issued by Farmer, who also represents the accused, said.
In Season 4, he abandons his “Ricktatorship,” assuming the role of farmer.The Walking Dead’s Luke Skywalker: Rick Grimes Is the Perfect Modern-Day Mythical Hero|Regina Lizik|October 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A local Kurdish farmer later took me to a border spot near his farmhouse.Turkish President Kisses Off Kurds Under Siege By ISIS|Jamie Dettmer|October 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Just a few days after he arrived, a farmer named Bill Stittsworth dropped in on the doctor.The Strange, True Tale of the Old-Timey Goat Testicle-Implanting 'Governor'|Penny Lane|September 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Derek Klingenberg is a farmer who occasionally posts YouTube song parodies.Viral Video of the Day: Farmer Summons Cattle With ‘Royals’ Cover|Alex Chancey|August 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I'd radiate like mad; I'd complain about the situation at every crossroad, at every filling station, before every farmer.Highways in Hiding|George Oliver Smith
The farmer with all his domestics and people, engaged in the cultivation of the rye, corn, &c.The Practical Distiller|Samuel McHarry
What did the farmer's wife say when she saw Betty climb into the nest?Dick and His Cat and Other Tales|Various
If the farmer were wise he would replant some of these lands with such trees as spruce, hickory, walnut, or maple.Conservation Reader|Harold W. Fairbanks
But, so novel was the situation, the farmer had constantly to be reminded of his authority.
British Dictionary definitions for farmer (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for farmer (2 of 2)
Word Origin and History for farmer
late 14c., "one who collects taxes, etc.," from Anglo-French fermer, French fermier, from Medieval Latin firmarius, from firma (see farm (n.)). In the agricultural sense, 1590s, replacing native churl and husbandman.